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Another $1bn Washes Into the Music Business, As CTM Partners With...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Today, another US-based investment firm has unveiled plans to pour ten figures of fresh money into the music business, as...

Tripledot Studios raises $78 million

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Mobile games developer Tripledot Studios has raised $78 million in a series A funding round. Eldridge, Access Industries and Lightspeed Venture Partners...

Community, Text-Messaging Platform for Celebs and Brands, Banks Additional $40 Million...

Variety reports: "Community, a startup that lets celebrities and marketers communicate with their fans and customers via text messages, announced an additional $40 million...

Patreon Says It Has a $4 Billion Valuation After Raising $155...

Variety reports: "Patreon just got a boatload of fresh funding — and the creator-monetization platform says it now has a valuation of $4 billion,...

Why Some on Wall Street Want AT&T and Comcast to Spin...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The conglomerates, whose biggest financial contributors are telecom assets, continue to bet on the benefits of owning content and distribution...

Play Ventures raises $135m to invest in game studios

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "VC fund Play Ventures has announced it closed a $135 million funding round, which will go towards investment in game studios." Read more  

Holler raises $36M to power ‘conversational media’ in your favorite apps

TechCrunch reports: "Holler, described by founder and CEO Travis Montaque as “a conversational media company,” just announced that it’s raised $36 million in Series...

Meadowlark Media Raises $12.6M in Series A Funding

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Meadowlark Media, the content company founded by former ESPN on-air host Dan Le Batard and former ESPN president John Skipper,...

Bilibili ups the ante in games with $123 million investment in...

TechCrunch reports: "Competition in China’s gaming industry is getting stiffer in recent times as tech giants sniff out potential buyouts and investments to beef...

Apple invests $50M in indie music distributor UnitedMasters

Hypebot reports: "Independent music distribution platform UnitedMasters has announced a $50 million Series B investment led by Apple along with follow-on investments from Google’s...